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Drumheller Mail (Newspaper) - February 27, 1991, Drumheller, Alberta A i i r o a it a i y a i j j a t a to 1 i of pm i i \ a a to j ovo a by vol. 80 no mail As i he Delia times the Carbon chronicle the Drumheller Valley news and Drumheller this week registered your pizza hotline phone 823-6869 for fast pick up free delivery in town 9 00 . To 2 00 . Sunday to thursday 9 00 . To 4 00 . Friday amp saturday Waldorf restaurant i St. West amp railway Avenue essay february 27, 1991 second class mail registration no. 0730 phone 823-2580 26 pages 50c pm Cowa Bunga dudes amp Dudlettes these ninja turtles were one of the highlights of the Valley figure skating clubs a toy boxy presentation last saturday evening at the memorial Arena. Also noticed were the faces of relieved mothers who found another use for last years halloween costumes. Mai photo funding continues for business development Center the Drumheller area will receive Federal funding of $150,000 for the fifth year of operation of a business development Center under Community futures a part of the Canadian jobs strategy. The announcement was made by Arnold Malone . For Crowfoot on behalf of employment and immigration minister. Barbara Mcdougall. 1 the business development Center will continue to help stimulate the private sector to create permanent Long term employment through business advice and investment funds a or. Malone said. A new and existing businesses will continue to have Access to the Center s the Drumheller regional business development Center has been. In operation since february 1987. Financial support from the Federal government for the Center May be available for up to five years. The Community futures program is geared to helping workers in communities which have serious economic problems but show potential for growth. The Drumheller Community futures committee chaired by Rod Dormer assesses Community needs and May recommend one or More program options under Community futures to support Small business development and to help workers Start new businesses learn new skills or relocate to seek jobs. Rod Dormer said Quot we continue to support the business development Center option which provides assistance to Small business As one of the Best suited to address the needs of our Nova expands . No. 7 to hold incorporation ceremonies the . Of badlands no. 7 has invited the Public to attend its official incorporation Legaarden and Woolf to adjudicate at music festival Wendy Legaarden is a native Edmonton Ian who received her associate degree in singing and licentiate. Degree in singing from the Western Board of music and a Bachelor of education degree from the University of Alberta. She currently teaches or. I and private voice lessons. She also conducts a Church choir and is a soloist at her Church. Her repertoire is varied in eluding sacred Light popular classical styles and musical theatre. She annually looks Forward to adj Cating engagements throughout Alberta and to hearing the Many talented singers our province produces. Marilyn Woolf received a Bachelor of education degree from the University of Calgary associates degrees in speech arts and drama from Trinity College of London the Royal conservatory in Toronto and mount Royal College conservatory. She has been a member of the faculty at mount Royal College for the past 12 years and is presently also teaching private Solo lessons Small group speech classes creative drama and speech theory. She has worked As a speech consultant for the Calgary Board of education a speech examiner for mount Royal College and an adjudicator of the speech portion of festivals throughout Alberta. She is presently president of the Calgary chapter of the registered speech teachers association of Alberta of which she was a founding member. She is married and the Mother of three children. From 2 00 . 4 00 ., an official Gavel passing at 3 00 ., and the Hon. Ray speaker minister of albertan a municipal affairs will be addressing the crowd. Other government officials will also be in attendance. The Nova office in Drumheller has added five employees to its roster. In january 1991, four technicians and one Foreman relocated from the Nova office in Brooks Alberta. There has always been five operators working in Drumheller. Quot the relocation was the result of business needs. Brooks remains As the District Headquarters for Nova. Hon. Ray speaker ceremonies on Friday March 8, 1991 at the Rosedale Hall. There will be an open House Many memories attached to the old Cibic building company scorning i-1 w cd a pc it a a Arr six a by Brenda Debona week ending february 24, 1991 v i Molt a it a visitors to 2,570,814 Date 2,800 2,400,000 Vwg torn the Wax 2,851 2,600 Gladys Kelly remembers when the City a Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce was located across the Street in the Napier theatre building. Gladys 93, moved to Drumheller in 1920. Her parents were homesteaders who started in Minneapolis Minnesota moved to Crossfield North West territories now Alberta in 1901, travelled Back to Minnesota in 1910, and finally settled in Marengo Saskatchewan in 1912. She started working in the Northern Crown Bank in Marengo in 1915. A i was one of the first women to work in a Bank. It was during world War i and Only men had worked in there up until then a she said. A from 1920 22 Gladys worked As a Ledger keeper for the Standard Bank in Drumheller the building now used by Cibic. A the mines were really working then and the City was really during those years , Hoig was the Bank manager Ted Dawes and c. Quinn were tellers Cathie Stewart and Gladys were the Ledger keepers . Veale was the Bank accountant Doris Lynch was the stenographer and Joe Bowman was tile Junior. 2,200,000 2400 2,000000 2,200 1,800,000 2,000 1,600000 to a Gladys Kelly remembers working in the City Sciba in 1920. A the ledgers were so heavy i carry them. The boys had to carry them out for a the Only equipment we had was pen and Ink. I can still add Well believe me a Gladys also met her husband Bill Kelly at the Bank. He was a buyer for the Alberta Pacific Grain co. A he came in in 1923, the a tic bought out the Standard Bank and has operated out of the downtown location since. A they be still got my Gladys has three daughters 17 grandchildren nine great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren on the Way. A i think ifs important for people to remember the past a said Gladys. The new a tic building on the Comer of 3 ave and i St. West should be ready for use in june 1991. Council notes from regular meeting of City Council held monday february 25, 1991 the City attended a meeting with at representatives concerning the relocation of City at construction workers to red Deer Alberta. The Crew has completed the Independent line Survey construction and Are now working on the Hwy. 2 corridor and West. Tile relocation would mean a local loss of four employees. A we Are pursuing other areas a said mayor . The City has requested that at look at the City sat building for future uses. A a a a a a City Council received a letter of support for the 1993 Alberta summer games from the municipal District of knee Hill. The Drumheller recreation department has formed a old committee for the games. A a a a a a City Council granted the ride for sight association permission to use the Drumheller exhibition grounds for their june 1991 ride subject to two conditions. First that the association pay $7,500 toward the Cost of Rcpt overtime for the weekend the total Cost has been estimated at $10,000. Second that the association work together with the Drumheller correctional institution and the local Romp to devise a Security plan. Pen. Officials believe there could be problems with riders throwing objects into the grounds. A a a a a a a number of changes and additions have been made to the recreation master plan for 1991, according to Alderman Bob Garbutt. Once completed the plan will be sent to Uma Calgary for review. The plan will be Back to Council to review in 3 4 weeks. A a a a a a Alderman Tom Keller reported that last weeks meeting with the Energy resources control Board Eryb was very Well attended and the results were promising. A Coop of All local Well operators has been established. They plan to meet on a regular basis to discuss ways to solve the sour Gas smell that has been disrupting City residents for the past couple of months. A a a a a a the hot tub tender at the Drumheller Aqua plex was awarded to automated aquatics Canada Ltd. Edmonton for $46,418. Construction on the 15 person hot tub has begun and should be completed by March 31,1991. It will sit on the East deck of the indoor Pool. A a a a a a there Are now three vacancies on the Drumheller Public Library Board. All three positions will be advertised in the Drumheller mail. A a a a a a City manager Ray Romanetz City engineering assistant Darwin Dumie and City clerk Keith Peers will spend the next two weeks working on the City a capital plan. A we will be addressing All areas a said Romanetz. A the ramp the Pool it is hoped the plan will be ready for presentation at the next meeting. A a a a a a Alderman Dave Snideman told Council that the City Slegal department is presently working on proposed amendments to certain areas of the proposed animal control bylaw no. 2-91. When completed Alerman Snideman will bring the item Back to Council. A a a a a a Alderman Doug Milne made a motion that Council approve the proposed 1991 budget As presented in principle providing for an Overall increase in the municipal rate of .5 Mill for 1991, As compared to 1990. The proposed budget was presented to the Public at an a open House meeting on tuesday february 19,1991 and the Public appears to have accepted the proposed budget. The motion was carried. A municipal rate of .5 Mill is equivalent to approximately $67,000. Inflation is estimated at 5y� percent and the City a increase will be approximately 2 percent according to Alderman Milne. A see inside for. I teen activity . 4, Sec. 2 ladies Bonspiel so Sec. 2 a swimmers show Well at or. . 5, Sec. 2 a ambulance providing a new a Sec. 2 Coop supports drug education.p.13, Sec. 2 a a

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